The most probable Congress candidate fromÂ Nagpur Lok Sabha constituency, Nana Patole’s claim that the Paraksh
Ambedkar led Vanchit Bahujan Aghadi, has been dismissed by the VBA, today.
Patole, a former BJP MP from Bhandara-Gondia who later quitÂ party and joined Congress and was all set to get nomination from partyÂ to contest from Nagpur has recently told a private news channel that Ambedkar was supporting his (Congress) candidature. VBAÂ State
secretaries Kushal Meshram and Sagar Dabrase, told a press conference, today that Patole was trying to mislead the voters of Nagpur and unnecessarily defaming VBA.
Both said Ambedkar will soon declare candidate for Nagpur LokÂ Sabha Constituency..
Ambedkar himself was all set to contest from Solapur
Constituency where Congress is likely to field its stalwart and former Union HomeMinister,SushilKumarÂ Shinde.
Heannounced this in Akola yesterday.